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The National Association of Collegiate Women Athletic Administrators (NACWAA) empowers, develops, assists, celebrates, affirms, involves and honors women in the field and takes a pro-active role in advancing them into positions of influence. NACWAA.org was built to inform,connect and inspire women in college athletics.

#NACWAA14 – Day 1
Author:  Katie Rose Thornton, Villanova University Hello, Louuvull! This year marks the 35th anniversary of NACWAA, and coincidentally this is the highest attended convention yet. There is no doubt this will be an incredible...[Read on]
NACWAA Member Retirements, Promotions and Celebrations
Author:  NACWAA September 25, 2014 Mary Bowman, Senior Associate Athletics Director for Student-Athlete Support Services and Senior Woman Administrator, has announced she will retire in December after 19 years at the University ...[Read on]
NACWAA Members on the Move & In the News - Sept. 12, 2014
  “I do what I do because I enjoy helping others become successful and watching both my staff and students develop their potential.” Kiki Baker Barnes says. Read the article about Dillard University AD's story featured in New Orleans Mag...[Read on]
Lisa McGuirk Named Gannon University AD; 32 Join NACWAA
Author:  NACWAA August 29, 2014 #MovingTheNeedle: Former Cedar Crest College director of athletics and head softball coach Lisa Goddard McGuirk has been named director of athletics at Gannon University (DII). She will ...[Read on]
Two NACWAA Members Take AD Posts; 37 Join NACWAA
August 21, 2014 Denisha Hendricks, who served for six years as athletic director at Kentucky State University (DII), has been named athletic director of Chicago State University (DI). She will be the second female athletic director in the school's 147-ye...[Read on]
Van Voorhis Named UMass Dartmouth AD; 50 Join NACWAA
  August 14, 2014 Amanda Van Voorhis was named director of athletics at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on August 11, effective immediately. Van Voorhis previously served as the interim director of athletics for the past 11 months. She is a 2...[Read on]
#NACWAA13 Recap & Reflection
Author:  Maigan L. Larsen, Wittenberg University As I sip coffee this morning from my favorite NACWAA coffee cup I’m proud to realize that I’ve now been a part of NACWAA for 9 months and 28 days!  I think it&rsqu...[Read on]
Meet the Candidates: 2014 NACWAA Elections
Brought forth by the membership and selected by the Nominating Committee, these 16 women have been slated to represent NACWAA as President-Elect, Board of Directors and Nominating Committee candidates, respectively, in the 2014 Elections. Active level me...[Read on]
13 @NACWAA Members Advance & 39 Join
Author:  NACWAA July 24, 2014 Amy Coleman has been promoted to director of basketball operations at Boston University. Coleman is a 2014 graduate of IAA East. Jackie Craft was named head women's basketball coach at Hartwick Col...[Read on]
Meet NACWAA Members on the Move and 26 Newest to Join
July 10, 2014 Kala Andrews was named Associate Athletics Director for Compliance at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), effective July 1. Andrews served as associate director of compliance at the University of South Carolina in the past two y...[Read on]